Law & Justice


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History Making in Office

Larry Morgan made Oregon history Monday night when he was sworn in as the youngest ever and first black member ...

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Lost to Gun Violence

The Office of Youth Violence Prevention hosted Friday’s gathering for the benefit of everyone who has lost a loved one ...

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Cold Case Murder Arrests

Three men in prison on other charges were indicted for murder last week following a 1995 cold case murder investigation ...

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Clearing the Air

An investigation into the enforcement of venue regulations at hip-hop concerts in Portland found no official wrongdoing by police and ...

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Officer Named Assistant Chief

Come January, Portland will have a new police chief, and soon alongside him, a new assistant chief.

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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!

Portland becomes one of the leading cities to join in solidarity with Ferguson, drawing thousands of protesters into the streets ...

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Decision Ignites Protests

Portland civil rights activists joined voices across the country in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a ...

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Police Officer Posts Sanctioned

Portland Police Chief orders three of its officers to take down images from their personal Facebook page that used the ...

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Refugee Released

A Salvadoran refugee and immigrant rights activist has won a temporary release from federal custody.

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Midterm Election Results Are In

This year's closest votes are in - and now we know, weed is in, education funding is out, and Kitzhaber ...

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Daimler Civil Rights Probe Grows

A civil rights investigation of Daimler Trucks at its Swan Island manufacturing plant in north Portland was expanded for the ...

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Power of the Vote

Voters are about to have their say in an election featuring Oregon candidates for Governor and U.S. Senator and dominated ...

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PSU Considers Armed Police Force

A deputized police force for Portland’s major university is a proposal that’s drawing fierce opposition from some PSU’s student groups, ...

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Voters Get Ready to Decide on Marijuana

Ballots went out today and Oregonians will be forced to decide the fate of marijuana laws in their state. Find ...

Making Her Passion a Livelihood

One of very few adult congenital heart defect survivors, one attorney shares her gift with marginalized Portland community members.